With the rapid expansion in the healthcare industry and the growing numbers of new age hospitals in the country, the demand for professionals trained in hospital and healthcare management is seeing a new high. The course is for professionals who are already in the healthcare industry as doctors, practitioners, nurses, paramedical staff as well as for students who are from an altogether different field. A career in this field is very rewarding and with experience and hard work one can very well reach the top managerial positions within a short span of time.
Eligibility and course duration
Graduate in any discipline from a recognized university, but preferably from fields related to medical, dental, nursing, life sciences, pharmacy, homeopathy and other healthcare related fields. Those having degrees or diplomas in business administration, personnel, finance or material management are also preferred. Having some years of work experience in healthcare or in hospitals also works wonders.
Duration of this postgraduate course is 1 year.
More about the course
The course program includes theory and practical classes along with project work. It aims in improving the managerial capacities of the students for an effective career in hospital administration. Along with theoretical knowledge you learn the practical skills and apply scientific principles towards managing men, material and money in a hospital or a healthcare setup. Managing human resources is an essential skill that you learn through this course. Other than that, you get to learn about managing the different units and departments in a health care facility for smooth functioning of its day to day operations. You get to learn on skills to see that the patients and the medical staff are in no way inconvenienced because of any lag on the part of the hospital administration. You also gain upon skills in communication, finance, information management and material handling through this course. Understanding clinical and non-clinical needs of patients, decision making and problem solving are the other skills that you pick up.
As is very obvious, most of the jobs in this field are in the numerous hospitals, nursing homes, hospices, health care facilities, healthcare resorts, spas, consultancies and many more. In this respect you can get employed in both the private as well as government healthcare facilities. You can either get into administrative, managerial or consultative position in any of the healthcare organization in India and even abroad.
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